A Musical Tribute to George Gershwin: Featuring Songs of Gershwin and His Friends by Les Block, Pianist and Producer with Heidi Ziman, Singer
Les Block has produced musical shows honoring Cole Porter, Duke Ellington, and Irving Berlin. Les has interviewed music legends for a radio program tribute to Johnny Mercer. He currently sings and plays piano at cabaret evenings and performs with singing partner Heidi Ziman for residents of retirement and nursing homes.
Singer Heidi Ziman is a performer’s performer, bringing stunning energy and mischievous humor to her work. She is also a cabaret artist who loves to perform in intimate settings where she can have strong rapport with her audience.
Les and Heidi have performed many times for Or Emet with shows featuring Jewish contributions to the great American songbook. In this program, they will show how George Gershwin made major contributions through his own compositions and also through his generous support of other great songwriters.
A short Humanistic Jewish Sabbath service will precede the program, which is free and open to the public. An Oneg Shabbat reception will follow. Donations are especially welcome.
April 20, 2018 – 7:30 pm at Sabes Jewish Community Center, St. Louis Park